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Distribution
Your ad will appear exclusively in copies distributed to paid subscribers in the local markets you select. Paid subscribers represent 90% of this magazine's total readership. Ads do NOT appear in newsstand copies or in free copies distributed in public spaces.
Proof of Performance
You will be mailed two checking copies (full issues of the magazine featuring your ad) upon publication. Additional copies are available for purchase at checkout.
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About GQ

Each issue of GQ features the freshest fashion of the season, delves into the lives of notable men of taste, and takes your knowledge of cars, watches, and world travel to the next level. Published since 1931, GQ has become known for offering an advanced course in how to live a more stylish life.

Readership

  • Age 39.1
  • Female 39%
  • Male 62%
  • Med. Household income $81,508

Editorial Calendar

  • February 2023

    The GQ Sports Issue
    On Sale Date: 1/31/2023
  • March 2023

    New Era of Men's Accessories
    On Sale Date: 2/28/2023
  • April / May 2023

    Creativity Awards
    On Sale Date: 4/11/2023
  • June / July / August 2023

    Summer Issue
    On Sale Date: 6/13/2023
  • September 2023

    GQ Hype
    On Sale Date: 8/29/2023
  • October 2023

    Fashion & Culture
    On Sale Date: 9/26/2023
  • November 2023

    Style Issue
    On Sale Date: 10/31/2023
  • December 2023 / January 2024

    Men of the Year
    On Sale Date: 11/28/2023

Ad Placement

Where this publisher positions local ads fluctuates from month to month. This represents the average placement over the past 12 months.

mag position
38%
front cover
Average ad position
38%
back cover

Sample Issue

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Ad Specs

  • Bleed 9.5" x 11.75"
  • Live Area 6.875" x 10"
  • Resolution 300dpi

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